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Which X99 Motherboard?

Q: Which X99 Motherboard?

Not sure if this is only confusing to me, but why are there so many different versions of X99 boards by EACH manufacturer?

I'm looking at Asrock, they have about 10 models: http://www.asrock.com.tw/microsite/IntelX99/

Then I'm looking at MSI and there are 6 models: http://www.msi.com/product/mb/#?category=Socket 2011-3&category_no=1179

SERIOUSLY, how to choose?

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A: Which X99 Motherboard?

There are several ways you can choose a motherboard, but I personally look at the brand first before looking at features because some manufacturers are more reliable than others. I personally like ASUS and Gigabyte but ASRock and MSI are alright also. Now, onto features. There isn't really much you can differtiate between motherboards of the same chipset since most features are largely unimportant to the regular consumer. Usually the more expensive boards have more "features", whether relavent/important or not, is up to the buyer. I would check out this link.

If you still have questions, please ask.

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/which-x99-motherboard.207791/
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A:Mass Storage Controller Driver for Asus motherboard P4R800-VM motherboard for XP Re-installation

Almost a word for word copy & paste from THIS forum post made in 2014
@muckshifter the bus inspector should be along soon
 

http://www.pcreview.co.uk/threads/mass-storage-controller-driver-for-asus-motherboard-p4r800-vm-motherboard-for-xp-re-installation.4069314/
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A:Identify motherboard's front panel connections | PC Acer 3700GX | Motherboard F90M

no replies????

is it such a hard/stupid question??
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/identify-motherboards-front-panel-connections-pc-acer-3700gx-motherboard-f90m.840211/
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A:Dell Motherboard- P/N 0WN7Y6 Dual Xeon Motherboard Front Panel Pin Layout

Dell doesn't make the front panel connector pin-outs public. So unless you map them yourself or somebody else has done it...

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19996055
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A:New Motherboard

Hi and welcome. If you are running XP, it doesn't take kindly to a new motherboard. You're going to have to do a repair windows installation at best, or format and start clean would be better.
Edited for typo only.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/new-motherboard.498572/
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Hi, Possibly someone could....but, some details might help.
It could be a power problem- got a good, high enough output power supply, and is the fan in it working, clean, etc?
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Got a good battery on the board?
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A:Do I need a new motherboard?

Whenever your machine shuts down improperly, there is file system damage. That should always be repaired after a shutdown of that type. It is even possible that drivers were corrupted.

Check all your connections and reseat as many components as you can. Check Device Manager for any obvious problems. Try updating your graphics drivers.

Did you get any errors with those crashes? Can you post any memory dumps found in C:\Windows\minidump so we can check for what caused the crash?
 

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Is this my problem?
 

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I'd sincerely appreciate any help I can get.

Thanks!

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A:Which motherboard do I need?

Socket A motherboards are getting fewer and farther between. www.newegg.com lists 7 of them that range in price from 17.99 to 64.99. The 17.99 are PCChips which is not a good manufacturer. A Biostar is listed at $41 You said not much but did specify a price range.
 

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Hi,
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A:MotherBoard

Being a Gigabyte Fan I would suggest this if you are going with PCIe for your video. http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1197993&CatId=0

If you are sticking to AGP for your video this is a good board. Though not available through tigerdirect at this time. http://www.computergate.com/products/item.cfm?prodcd=B8GK8U9
 

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A:Best motherboard of these five?

I'm build a mid-grade gaming PC and I already bought my i5-2500k processor. I narrowed down my motherboard search to five motherboard and I am hoping an expert in here can tell me which is the bestClick to expand...

Which has features thatare best for you. They are all good boards.

The last one is a 16x/4x though, but it says "All PCI Express x16 slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard. To support PCI Express 3.0, you must install an Intel 22nm CPU." What does that mean, does it make it better than the rest?
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22nm will be the ivy bridge chips when they are released in the next few months. It wiil probably require a bios upate to run them.
 

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A:What motherboard should I get?

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A:What Motherboard?

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A:Help with motherboard

Where do you live? And what do you do with your pc?(play games, work...etc) And is your motherboard really broken? What are the symptoms?
 

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A:Hot Motherboard

Depends on what type of case you have now. Small cases tend to run hotter, if you have a midtower or bigger that shouldn't be an issue.
You can look around at this site http://www.3dcool.com for cooling alternatives.
Check out their cases and the way the side fans are installed.
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Install the two new fans with grills and dust covers blowing in on the motherboard to keep the dirty out.

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A:My motherboard too hot

what kind of case do you have??? also have you taken a can of air and cleaned out the fans and dust from inside the computer?? cause all your temps are high... how many fans do you have??

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A:Different RAM same motherboard

is there a way? there is a way to do anything if you really want to...

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A:motherboard

check here for chipset drivers, if you need a different driver please state which one, you motherboard supposedly is made by JAMA but I had no luck finding there site.
http://www.viatech.com/jsp/en/dr/driver.jsp
 

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A:new motherboard

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A:is it the Motherboard?

When a pw supply fails, it can take out other hardware as well. You need to swap in known working parts ie cpu, ram, video, etc to test each one.

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A:939 motherboard

Try the AMD Dual Core Optomizer here (third from the top) for the game performance issues: http://www.amd.com/us-en/Processors/TechnicalResources/0,,30_182_871_13118,00.html
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A:Motherboard Help.

AFAIK front panel pins not changed since year 1995 unti now, you shouldnt worry about them.
 

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A:NEED MOTHERBOARD HELP! thanks!

Find out here

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A:NEW PC! But...Will This All Fit On My Motherboard?

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A:my motherboard

you can do open the case if you want or you could go into the bios at start up. I don't remember how the layout is for the amd motherboard for the bios. I should assume essentially that is it the same as the new design layout which will give you info on almost everything you need to know, such as cpu speed, ram, motherboard make, temp, etc.... u get the idea. It's up to you.
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A:Motherboard and CPU...

http://www.msi.com.tw/program/products/mainboard/mbd/pro_mbd_cpu_support_detail.php?UID=746&kind=1

http://www.msi.com.tw/program/products/mainboard/mbd/pro_mbd_detail.php?UID=746

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now im thinking:
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other options:
http://www.msy.com.au/Parts/PARTS.pdf

need to be compatible with:
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My pc's problem.

The screen shows "No signal" and the red light, normally flashing does not flash now. Only the green light there.

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A:motherboard for AMD K7 CPU?

do your drives spin up and fans turn on when power is applied? If you are getting power, but there is no video signal, the problem could be with the vid card, motherboard or the powersupply. It might even be with the monitor or cable itself. At this point a little more info is required to properly troubleshoot this problem.

Have you tried another monitor?
You say you tested the drives and such, please elaborate on that.
Have you tried booting barebones to see if you get video?
 

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Hello i have a Phenom II X4 965 i was going to get the asus m4a79 deluxe i have just found out that it is a discontinued item so many people here keep on say to me that the gigabyte are very good boards i was looking at the ma790 fxt ud5p what do you all think

http://www.giga-byte.co.uk/Products/Motherboard/Products_Spec.aspx?ClassValue=Motherboard&ProductID=3005&ProductName=GA-MA790FXT-UD5P

A:Motherboard ?

without having clicked the link, i'd recommend that board.

i have a ga-ma790x-ud4p--very good board! don't think you can go wrong with that board.

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I'm planning on building up a new system, I'd like to get a Intel Pentium 4 2.4ghz and an ATI Radeon 9800 Pro. Based on these 2 major factors what would be the best motherboard at an affordable price to get? I'm trying to spend about $350 on the processor and motherboard combined.

Thanks,
William T. Thompson
 

A:New Motherboard?

go amd

it's a no brainer......but 350?...........the videocard alone is going to suck that up.......un less you are separating the two......if just processor and board.....then well an asus nforce 2 board with a 2800+ processor at about that price with an onboard geforce mx and 6.1 sound........................and , it will kick the crap outta that p4
 

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Ok, I've got a question on RAM and CPU.

I'm buying a A7N8X Deluxe and it says it can go 200/266/333 FSB. Does that mean I can buy a processor faster than 333? And for RAM, how do I get the most out of it like dual channel mode or something? And I've got to have my RAM at 333 right?
 

A:Ram, Cpu, Motherboard

I wouldn't count on the current A7N8X line to support the new 200Mhz FSB Barton (400 Mhz DDR). Those speeds (200/266/333) are actually DDR speed or 2X the FSB. You'll have to wait for the A7N8X-X? for true 200 Mhx Barton support. You can take 266 or 333 FSB CPUs up to around 200 Mhz with the older rev 1.0X motherboards and I hear they will run over 200 Mhz with the rev 2.0 boards. The lower multipliers are enabled with Thoroughbred and Barton CPU's so you can mix FSB and Multiplier for stable operation. I can run up to 196 FSB stable except for Alien vs. Predator II which I have to drop to 190 to play. (It hangs while loading that game above 190 FSB)

You'll need two sticks of RAM in slots 1 & 3 or slots 2 & 3 to get dual channel. I'd recommend PC3200 (DDR 400) or higher ram if you want to get to 200 Mhz FSB. The A7N8X is picky about what memory will work. Corsair TwinX worked for me.
 

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I have a i5 Motherboard. If I replace it with an i7 Motherboard and a new CPU will I have to re-install Windows 7?

A:New Motherboard

For best results, I would always reload the OS after changing out a motherboard.

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A:New Motherboard Help

this for sli - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131343
this best amd board right now - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131339 but its crossfire.
 

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OK I answered my own question, when I open the case and looked, I had missed plugging in the video card. Just a note for anyone else looking for the same question or answer.
 

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I was wondering if anyone have the best/favorite motherboard that they would recommend consumers to buy....esp. gaming.
thanks
 

A:got the best motherboard ever?

Many people prefer the MSI K8N Neo4 SLI however I tend to prefer the DFI Lanparty models myself.
 

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A:motherboard

You have changed the boot order list in the bios?
A SATA to IDE adaptor should do the job. If the SATA is enabled in the bios and listed as one of the boot devices then it should work. When you say it won't boot, is it detecting the drive but not booting from it, or just not detecting it at all?
 

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A:Which motherboard is for me? HELP!

Go with Gigabyte!
 

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I'm buying a new computer, but it feels like I'm going cheap on the mobo. Am I? Should I get a better one or just stick with this one?

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RAM: 8GB Kingston DDR3 1600 RAM
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Video: Gigabyte Nvidia GTX560 Ti 1GB
DVD: Asus DVD-RW SATA Drive
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A:How is this motherboard?

There is not a thing wrong that I can see with that motherboard.
 

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Hi, i dont know if this is the right place to post this but i have a question about motherboard and ram. Currently i have ASRock P43Twins1600 LGA 775 Intel P43 ATX Intel Motherboard with 4gb of DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) ram installed. And Intel 9400 cpu. I know this motherboard support up to 8gb of ram. So my question is can i add another 4gb PC8500 DDR2 1066MHz ram on top of the orignal 4gb? Thanks
 

A:Motherboard and Ram

It would probably work, the PC2-8500 ram would just run at PC2-6400 speeds if it did. You might run into some sort of conflict between the two types of memory but it should work if you set the timings (PC2-6400) manually. You would have to figure out where the faster RAM is comfortable running at 800mhz though... and underclock.
 

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Hello, I was going to buy a power supply and I found this power supply. Will the 24 pin connector work with my 20+4 pin motherboard? The other power supply I might get is here. Any suggestions are welcome!

Thanks,
-Rick

A:24 pin PSU for 20+4 pin motherboard?

I'm unfamiliar with a "20+4 pin motherboard". Old motherboards use 20 pin ATX power connectors. Newer, 24 pin. 20+4 pin power supplies are designed to be compatible with both. (With a 20 pin motherboard, you separate the additional 4 pin block from the PSU cable, and don't connect it.) It's also possible to plug a 20 pin cable into a 24 pin motherboard, but it may not supply enough power. I once had a 24 pin only PSU that came with an in-line adapter to plug into a 20 pin motherboard.

There are also 4 and 8 pin 12V connectors for the CPU. Some PSUs have only 4 pin connectors, some 4 and 8 pin, and some 4+4 that can be used with either. The 4 pin resembles the 4 pin block that can be separated form the 20+4 pin connector, but I believe they are not the same.

I hope that's clear.

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A:Motherboard help

You might want to try the "Hardware" section.

The choices of motherboards are vast. We will need to know what features you are looking for in a board and what your budget is.

I would look on you favorite on line retailer and look at the Gigabyte motherboards in your price range that run your processor (AM3 socket I believe)

Good luck man

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A:New motherboard.

Out of interest do you use a MS account to sign on?

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thanks for the help everyone
 

A:hey need help with motherboard/ram

Are you sure that is a Asus board? I don't see any boards labeled AGP-G400, nor anything comes up for "G400". That is an odd model for a motherboard (compared to any that I have seen). I'm seeing a lot of Matrox card's coming up for "AGP-G400" but no motherboards.
 

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A:motherboard

It depends on the system model - it may or may not be possible.  At $300 or more plus labor cost, it won't be inexpensive - but we'll need the exact system model number to tell you whether it's an option.

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Hi! I'm looking to buy a new motherboard, where I can buy it ?Thank you !! 

A:Motherboard

Edgar-S wrote:Hi! I'm looking to buy a new motherboard, where I can buy it ?Thank you !! You can verify and purchase HP part numbers compatible for your computer from the HP PartSurfer store.  If the part is unavailable for order then I would recommend using a third-party seller once you verify the correct part number.

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A:New motherboard and CPU

You are getting new chipsets, so you need a re-install.

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Motherboard

OK im looking to get a new motherboard. Right now with my current one im getting the infinity loop error alot and im hopeing getting a new motherboard will help ( I was planning this upgrade anyways. ) anyways from what i have read the infinity loop happens with via chipsets so id like to avoid those and i have a Tbird 1.1 so I need something that will hold that, but it needs to be upgradable to an XP processor. Also im ready to do to DDR ram so that the ram format i would like. So people here is the question what board should i go for?

Tbird 1.1
A7V
256 megs of pc133
Geforce2 ultra
Win XP
Live value
 

A:Motherboard ?'s DDR & XP

Hi Walker, I just wanted to let you know that I moved your thread to the mobos forum.

As far as your question goes, this thread is quite extensive: http://www.3dspotlight.com/vb/showthread.php?s=&threadid=826

I know in the thread I showed my distaste towards MSI but I have never experienced the infinite loop error with my MSI motherboard. I guess I was just a bit angry that they stopped supporting my mobo as soon as it got released.
 

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I'm about to purchase the Intel Q6600 and a Nvidia 8800GTX. Which motherboard is best suited for this combination with good overclocking capabilities? I've looked at the Intel 975XBX2KR, and Asus Striker, but the Striker is a little too expensive I think. I appreciate any opinions to help me decide.

Oh... also, what memory should I buy for the the board you suggest?

Thanks!
 

A:Which Motherboard?

well... I'm an Asus fan boy. the board I have is stable, but overclocks only 35%. If you need something higher go with the psB deluxe, its cheaper too, and there are reported 80% overclocks with aftermarket coolers, or you could always go for the intel badaxe board if you want to get crazy with it.
 

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